All businesses with employees in Seattle, WA are legally required to post this city mandated poster in addition to Washington State & Federal Labor Law Posters. This poster meets requirements & protects businesses from posting fines & employee disputes.
The first section gives details about the current minimum wage. There is a breakdown of the minimum wage based on size of the company. For large companies, which are described as 501 employees are higher, the minimum wage is $16.39. For small companies, described as employers with 500 or less employees, the minimum wage is $15.75 an hour if the employer does not pay $2.25 per hour towards benefits and/or the employee doesn’t earn $2.25/hr. in tips.
The next section, which is wave theft, gives a detailed list of the description itself and discusses the need for documentation by the employer if there are any wage-related changes. There is also information provided regarding the route to filing a complaint if necessary.
The paid sick and safe time section details how employers are required to provide their employees with paid and safe time. This part of the poster also breaks down accrual, use and carry over based on employer size.
The Fair Chance Employment Ordinance portion of the poster deals with criminal background checks and their use during the hiring process. The ordinance itself limits the use of arrest and conviction records in employment in the city of Seattle.
To be legally compliant, the Seattle Complete Poster must be displayed in a visible location in the workplace in order to avoid potential legal penalties.
In addition, make sure you also have up to date versions of Washington Labor Laws.